Definition of underlife in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəlʌɪf/

noun (plural underlives /ˈʌndəlʌɪvz/)

A way of living with which the general public do not normally come into contact: the influences of the student underlife
More example sentences
  • As an artist-reporter he had delved into the wretched underlife of the city.
  • It was one of my old haunts when I was a frequent visitor to New York, working on a novel with underlife scenes on the streets of Brooklyn.

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